Tax fraud

Fraud: the case of Inigo Philbrick

Plus, Warhol’s Catholicism and Moscow’s new museums

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Georgina Adam. Produced by Julia Michalska, Aimee Dawson and David Clack. With Henrietta Bentall
Sponsored byChristie's
Crime news

Jailed diamond dealer and art collector Nirav Modi fights extradition to India on mental health grounds

Modi, who is currently held in Wandsworth Prison in London, is wanted for allegedly defrauding a state bank of £729m

New York state sues Sotheby's for allegedly helping collector evade tax on $27m of art

Auction house "vigorously refutes the unfounded allegations" made by the attorney general, who claims the auction house knowingly aided the offshore company Porsal Equities

Mary Boone released from prison early after the facility sees spike in coronavirus cases

Jailed for tax fraud, the incarcerated Manhattan dealer has been moved to a re-entry facility just under half way through her 30-month sentence

Lawnews

Mary Boone sued by former director for withholding wages and ‘misappropriating’ more than $10m

The dealer allegedly had Gagosian gallery wire millions into her personal account for the sale of a Brice Marden painting to pay off tax penalties before she went to jail

Lawnews

French court fines Art Basel backer UBS €3.7bn for tax evasion and money laundering

The conviction follows a seven-year investigation into the Swiss banking giant by French authorities

Collectorsarchive

Russian art collector could face seven years in prison

Vladimir Nekrasov has been charged with corporate tax evasion

UBSarchive

Swiss bank UBS used Art Basel Miami Beach to entice Americans in tax avoidance scheme

Former employee who facilitated the use of offshore accounts sentenced this month for “conspiracy to defraud” US and Internal Revenue Service

Art marketarchive

Warring New York dealers guilty of tax evasion

Court orders Helen Fioratti and James Sansum to repay huge sums

Art crimearchive

Shell Company Lawsuit: Gagosian and Brant pay $10 million to Uncle Sam in unpaid taxes

The US lawsuit alleged they created a shell company to avoid paying dues

ADAAarchive

The ADAA thirty years on: “We’ve cleaned up tax fraud, the selling of fakes, helped recover thefts, and supported freedom of expression”

As the Art Dealers Association of America’s annual Armory show drew to an end we talked to Gilbert Edelson, a founder member